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Woodland Walks

Woodland Walks

A walk in the woods is a great way to relax, keep fit, or just enjoy time with family and friends. Here are some great spots for walks in Daventry District.

Badby Woods

Owned by the Fawsley Estate, Badby Woods is famous for its bluebells. The woods, which are also a Site of Special Scientific Interest, can be accessed through what is left of a fantastic gatehouse.

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Everdon Stubbs

A 72-acre ancient woodland offering a mix of common and sessile oak, lowland birch, sweet chestnut and sycamore, plus bluebells and rare wild daffodils in the spring.

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Harlestone Firs

Situated on the A428 Northampton to Rugby Road, Harlestone Firs offers bridleways and footpaths winding through tall pine trees. Popular with dog walkers, it also an excellent spot for mountain biking.

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The Nene Way

A 67-mile walk which starts in Badby and winds its way through the Nene Valley to Wansford near Peterborough.

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The Knightley Way

Northamptonshire’s first County Path opened in in 1972 and offers a 12-mile walk from Badby to Greens Norton.

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Midshires Way

A long-distance public footpath stretching 225 miles from Stockport to Buckinghamshire. The ‘Way’ follows the Brampton Valley Way for a time before heading to Harlestone, eventually leaving Daventry District just past the hamlet of Nobottle.

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